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: Morning on 3

Martin Handley presents clarinet quintets by Mozart and Weber, and songs by Tchaikovsky. Music also includes:
7.008.00: Eigar Introduction and Allegro, Op 47 Tchaikovsky Last Night; The Nightingale; Serenade
8.009.00: Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio
Espagnol Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581 For full details visit www.bbc. co.uk/radio3/morningon3 on the day of transmission and follow the Playtist link PHONE: [number removed] email: mornlngon3@bbc.co.uk Address: Morningon3, BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Martin Handley

: CD Review

Andrew McGregor is joined live in the studio by Simon Heighes , Hilary Finch and Stephen Johnson to celebrate the Christmas season with a round-up of this year's best recordings.
10.20 lain Burnside looks at some of the Christmas offerings from the record companies. Are they treats or turkeys?
12.00 Listeners' Discs of the Year
Extended excerpts from listeners' favourite CDs of the Year. Send in your choice by phoning [number removed], by emailing cdreview@bbc.co.uk or texting [number removed].
12.30 The Winning Disc The listeners' choice for best CD release of 2004 is announced. www.bbc.co.uk/radlo3/cdreview PHONE: [number removed] email: cdreview@bbc.co.uk Text: [number removed]Disc details are posted on the website and on CEEFAX, BBC1, page 651


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Simon Heighes
Unknown: Hilary Finch
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: The Early Music Show

Orfeo and Arianna Andrew Manze examines
Claudio Monteverdi 's first two operas, Orfeo and Arianna -the works that defined the genre and ensured its survival and growth.
Plus a visit to a performance of I Fagiolini's production, The Full Monteverdi.


Unknown: Arianna Andrew Manze
Unknown: Claudio Monteverdi

: Discovering Music

Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 (Serioso)
Stephen Johnson and the Endellion Quartet are at the Djanogly Concert Hall in Nottingham for an exploration of the ideas behind Beethoven's Serioso quartet. But is it really more serious than any of the others?


Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: World Routes

Lucy Duran presents a concert by the Algerian-born king of rai, Khaled, recorded earlier this month at London's Shepherds Bush Empire.
Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: Roger Short

: Jazz Line-Up: Festive Jazz Round Table

Claire Martin is joined by celebrity guests, including guitarist Martin Taylor, to discuss the jazz year and play their favourite CDs.


Presenter: Claire Martin
Guest: Martin Taylor

: Jazz Record Requests

With Geoffrey Smith.
ADDRESS: Jazz Record Requests. BBC Radio 3, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Fax: [number removed] email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.

: Jazz File

In the Mood
3/4. Guy Barker examines the contributions of individual musicians, such as trumpeters
Bobby Hackett and Billy May , to Glenn Miller 's band. Plus a look at Miller's success in two
Hollywood movies, and at the huge change in Miller's career when he broke up his civilian band during the Second World War in order to lead a swing band for the military.
Producer David Roper


Unknown: Bobby Hackett
Unknown: Billy May
Unknown: Glenn Miller
Producer: David Roper

: Opera on 3

Live from the Met: Tannhauser
British conductor Mark Elder and an all-star cast perform Wagner's first operatic song-contest (the second being Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg). The minstrel knight Tannhauser is torn between the orgiastic delights of the Venusberg and the chaste attractions of Elisabeth, niece of Landgrave Herrmann of Thuringia. Things come to a head at the Wartburg song contest, where the challenge for Tannhauser and the other competitors is to define the essence of love in song.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder Act


Conductor: Mark Elder
Unknown: Landgrave Herrmann
Tannhauser: Peter Seiffert (tenor)
Elisabeth: Deborah Voigt (soprano)
Venus: Michelle Deyoung (mezzo)
Wolfram von Eschinbach: Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Landgraf Herrmann: Kurt Moll ( Bass)
Walther von der Vogelweide: John Horton Murray (tenor)
Heinrich: Roy Comellus Smith (tenor)
Biterolf: Charles Taylor (baritone)
Reinmar: Morris Robinson (bass)

: Twenty Minutes

Liz Anderson celebrates the opera writing of her friend Bernard Levin , who died earlier this year.


Unknown: Liz Anderson
Unknown: Bernard Levin

: Act 2

: Twenty Minutes: The Met Opera Quiz

Steven Blier puts listeners' questions to Cori Ellison , Terrence McNally and Alan Wagner.
Send questions to The Met Opera Quiz, FDR Station, PO Box 805, New York, NY 10150. USA, orviawww.bbc.co.uk/radio3.


Unknown: Steven Blier
Unknown: Cori Ellison
Unknown: Terrence McNally
Unknown: Alan Wagner.

: Act 3

: Between the Ears

A Strange Eventful History
"One man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages": infant, schoolboy, lover, soldier, judge, pantaloon, and second childishness. The passing of time is made audible in the hopes, fears and regrets of seven everymen. With a soundtrack of music tracing the arch of Western civilisation and golden songs from the last 70odd years. Devised and produced by Alan Walker and Antony Pitts.


Produced By: Alan Walker
Produced By: Antony Pitts.

: Hear and Now

Huddersfleld Contemporary Music Festival
Sarah Walker presents two concerts from one of the leading events in the British new music calendar. Piano duo Rolf Hind and Nicolas Hodges perform a new piece by Rebecca Saunders. James Dillon 's black/nebulae and Beat Furrer's Und irgendwo fern, sehrfern.
And Ensemble Recherche play Georg Friedrich Haas's Nach-Ruf.... ent-gleitend and tria ex uno (nach Josquin des Prez), and Rebecca Saunders 's duo 3 and the under-side of green.


Unknown: Rolf Hind
Unknown: Nicolas Hodges
Unknown: Rebecca Saunders.
Unknown: James Dillon
Unknown: Georg Friedrich
Unknown: Rebecca Saunders

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Dvorak String Quartet in F. Op 96 (American) Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 2.00 Vasks Messa
2.25 Kapp Ballet: Kalevipoeg (excerpts) 2.40 Bach Organ Sonata in C. BWV529 2.55 Stenhammar Four Stockholm Poems. Op 38 3.10 Shostakovich Cello Sonata. Op 40 3.30 Vermeulen Symphony No 1
(Symphonia Carminum) 4.00 Purcell Music for a While (Oedipus) 4.00 Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E
4.20 Schubert Valses Nobles, D969 4.25 Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K618 4.30 Bach Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV535 4.40 Verdi Forse la Soglia Attinse ... Ma Se M'e Forza Perderti (Un Ballo in Maschera)
4.50 Lanner Old Viennese Waltzes 4.55 Tavener Today the Virgin 5.00 RW Henderson Gloria 5.05 Uszt
Hungarian Rhapsody No 6 in D flat 5.15 Sances Cantada sopra it Passacaglia Usurpator Tiranno 5.25 Handel, arr Steele-Perklns Three Airs from Vauxhall Gardens,
5.35 Verdi Ballet Music (Otello. Act 3)
5.40 Kuhlau Piano Sonatina in C, Op 59 No 3
5.50 Weyse Welcome Back, God's Little Angels
5.55 Massenet Prelude: Manon, Act 1 6.00 RousselCoeur en Piril. Op 50 No 1; Le Jardin Mouilli. Op 3 No 2;
0 Bon Vin, Ou As-Tu Cru? 6.10 Kraus Symphony in C minor 6.30 Tromboncino Per Mio Ben Ti Vederei
6.30 Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in alien Landen
6.50 A Scarlatti Jam Sole Clarior


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Vasks Messa

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